Breaking: Telangana home minister tests positive for coronavirus

Monday, June 29th, 2020, 10:57:09 AM IST

The number of coronavirus positive cases in Telangana have been increasing at a rapid pace. The state has been reporting over 900 cases per day for the past 4 days, which is a worrisome update.

The latest reports suggest that the home minister of Telangana, Mohammed Ali has tested positive for coronavirus.

Mohammad Ali is the first Telangana cabinet minister to contract the virus and he is currently being treated at a private hospital in Jubilee hills, Hyderabad.

Recently, 5 security staff of Mohammed Ali had tested positive for coronavirus. So, the home minister took the test and it returned positive.

It is being said that Mohammed Ali has been exhibiting coronavirus symptoms for a while now and he was in self quarantine. He got tested for the virus yesterday night.

It needs to be noted that a total of 3 MLAs in Telangana have tested positive for coronavirus till now.